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Felony Drug Charges Among Several Counts Filed Against Newton Man
Austin Michael Neece
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Felony Drug Charges Among Several Counts Filed Against Newton Man

24-year-old Austin Michael Neece of County Home Dairy Road in Newton was arrested Saturday (October 31) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, and flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Neece is also charged with reckless driving to endanger, driving while license revoked, injury to real property, resisting a public officer, and carrying a concealed weapon.

He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $50,000 bond, a District Court appearance was scheduled today (November 2).